Scott County, Illinois Population 2021

Scott County, Illinois's estimated population is 4,999 with a growth rate of 0.48% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Scott County, Illinois is the 99th largest county in Illinois. The 2010 Population was 5,327 and has seen a growth of -6.16% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20214,999240.48%
20204,975240.48%
20194,951240.49%
20184,927-56-1.12%
20174,983-69-1.37%
20165,052-58-1.14%
20155,110-60-1.16%
20145,170-41-0.79%
20135,211-76-1.44%
20125,287581.11%
20115,229-98-1.84%
20105,327-317-5.62%
19905,644-498-8.11%
19806,142460.75%
19706,096-281-4.41%
19606,377-868-11.98%
19507,245-931-11.39%
19408,176-363-4.25%
19308,539-950-10.01%
19209,489-578-5.74%
191010,067-388-3.71%
190010,4551511.47%
189010,304-437-4.07%
188010,7412112.00%
187010,5301,46116.11%
18609,0691,15514.59%
18507,9141,69927.34%
18406,2150.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.48%
Founded
1839
County Seat
2010 Population
5,327
Growth Since 2010
-6.16%
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Scott County, Illinois Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,88697.62%
Two or More Races450.90%
American Indian and Alaska Native320.64%
Some Other Race180.36%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.26%
Black or African American70.14%
Asian40.08%
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Scott County, Illinois Population by Race

Scott County, Illinois Population Pyramid $2021

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Scott County, Illinois Median Age

44.6


Total

44.1


Male

44.9


Female

Scott County, Illinois Adults

There are 3,909 adults, (996 of whom are seniors) in Scott County, Illinois.

Scott County, Illinois Age Dependency

71.8

Age Dependency Ratio

34.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Scott County, Illinois Sex Ratio

Female

2,568

51.31%

Male

2,437

48.69%

Scott County, Illinois Population by Age

Scott County, Illinois Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Scott County, Illinois Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married89.9%10.1%
All79.9%20.1%
Male70.8%29.2%
Non Family70.5%29.5%
Female52.8%47.2%

79.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Scott County, Illinois Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9392.5579.9
Married1,1183.0189.9
Non Family5561.1570.5
Female1933.6552.8
Male723.3570.8

3.05

Average Family Size

2.55

Average Household Size

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Scott County, Illinois Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade812.28%
9th to 12th Grade1504.22%
High School Graduate1,69647.75%
Some College70719.90%
Associates Degree35610.02%
Bachelors Degree38010.70%
Graduate Degree1825.12%
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Scott County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Scott County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,4693,251544
Hispanic35268
2+ Races19197
Islander1313
Other Race1344
Native American99
Asian4
Black333

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

Scott County, Illinois Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,311$45,798$29,167
Less Than 9th Grade$11,750$23,929$10,333
High School Graduate$36,078$41,678$23,652
Some College$42,245$54,219$32,292
Bachelors Degree$44,286$54,583$40,833
Graduate Degree$65,833$53,750$67,837

$40,311

Average Earnings

$45,798

Average Male

$29,167

Average Female

Scott County, Illinois Earnings by Educational Attainment

Scott County, Illinois Language by Age

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Scott County, Illinois Language

98.55% of Scott County, Illinois residents speak only English, while 1.45% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Scott County, Illinois Language

Scott County, Illinois Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,76863313.28%
Hispanic641015.63%
Other18527.78%

13.03%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.80%

Male Poverty Rate

14.22%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Scott County, Illinois

The race most likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Illinois is Other, with 27.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Scott County, Illinois is White, with 13.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.56%.

Scott County, Illinois Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade26.34%
High School14.49%
Some College5.74%
Bachelors or Greater2.89%

Scott County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed45.16%
Male Unemployed31.71%
Female Employed6.50%
Male Employed4.62%

Scott County, Illinois Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Scott County, Illinois Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$57,118$66,286
Families$69,957$77,044
Married Families$81,696-
Non Families$33,056$36,371
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Income by Household Type

Scott County, Illinois Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

56.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

53.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Scott County, Illinois Married by Age and Sex

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Scott County, Illinois Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Scott County, Illinois Marital Status by Race

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Scott County, Illinois Marital Status

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364

Number of Veterans

362

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam168
Second Gulf War35
First Gulf War32
Korea23
World War II5

Scott County, Illinois Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74124
75+103
35 to 5464
55 to 6454
18 to 3419

Scott County, Illinois Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White3489.07%
Native American9100.00%
2+ Races414.81%
Black3100.00%

Scott County, Illinois Veterans by Race

Scott County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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6.04%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Scott County, Illinois Veterans by Education

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60.6%

Labor Force Participation

57%

Employment Rate

5.9%

Unemployment Rate

Scott County, Illinois Employment by Age

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Scott County, Illinois Employment by Race

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Scott County, Illinois Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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88.85%

Born in Scott County, Illinois

99.08%

Native Born

0.92%

Foreign Born

0.44%

Non Citizen

0.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.08% of Scott County, Illinois residents were born in the United States, with 88.85% having been born in Illinois. 0.44% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Oceania.

Scott County, Illinois Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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